CLEVELAND (AP) - An Ohio man who had two towels left in his body after surgery at a veterans hospital has won a $275,000 settlement from the federal government. F..
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Certain people in need of open heart surgery now have an alternative, and it's putting Southwest Florida on the map. Health Park is the only hospital in our area..
CHICAGO (AP) - The biggest study of its kind says Ritalin and other drugs used to treat attention deficit disorder are safe for adults' hearts. The results echo f..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- One in five Americans will develop skin cancer over their lifetime. One person dies of melanoma every hour. Dr. Michael Kim talks about the startling statis..
WASHINGTON (AP) - House of Raeford is recalling more than 4,100 pounds of cooked chicken breasts which may be contaminated with a bacteria. The U.S. Department of..
ADELPHI, Md. (AP) - A panel of federal health advisers said Friday that a birth control patch from Johnson & Johnson probably carries a higher risk of blood clots than older dr..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- Did you reach your fitness goals for 2011? Do you have a new fitness plan for 2012? The American College of Sports Medicine recently released their annual survey ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- With 2012 right around the corner, why wait for New Year's Resolutions? Here to discuss changing your children's diet and health now, is Dr. Annette Saint Pierre-..
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has determined that romaine lettuce from a single farm is likely to blame for an E. coli outbreak in Missouri a..
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (AP) - Lake County health officials are warning of an outbreak of pertussis, also known as whooping cough. There have been 138 confirmed cases in t..
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is considering whether it's OK for young teenagers to buy emergency contraception without a prescription. Teva Pharmaceuticals wants its Plan..
ST. LOUIS (AP) - A St. Louis-based produce company is recalling some grape tomatoes that could potentially be contaminated with salmonella. Front Row Produce says..
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City health officials are recommending that any person living with HIV be offered AIDS drugs before they are too sick or their immune system too weak. ..
There may be arsenic in your morning glass of apple juice. It's a frightening truth uncovered by a Consumer Reports investigation. While the government limits arsenic in water,&nbs..
WASHINGTON (AP) - Medicare's prescription coverage gap is getting noticeably smaller and easier to manage this year for millions of older and disabled people with high drug costs. ..
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - A doctor at The Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha is offering some suggestions to help Nebraskans avoid heartburn over the Thanksgiving holiday.  ..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- “If you can quit for a day, you can quit for good,” is the challenge to all tobacco users for today with the 36th Annual Great American Smoke Out. The..
FORT MYERS, Fla.- November 14th through the 20th is Get Smart About Antibiotics Week. Here to discuss this and more is Dr. Annette St. Pierre-MacKoul. Get Smart About An..
ORRVILLE, Ohio (AP) - J.M. Smucker Co. is recalling thousands of 16-ounce jars of its Smucker's Natural Peanut Butter Chunky because of possible salmonella contamination. &nbs..
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - Johnson & Johnson has begun removing toxic chemicals from baby products, under pressure from consumer groups.(Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. Al..